The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 71 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 13 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.66% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.72% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Average salary £43,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 829 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.36% 83.40% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 630 671 814
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +10 4 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Luton +5 4 - - 1
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Use Case
2 18 (72.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) UML
3 14 (56.00%) Data Modelling
4 13 (52.00%) DSDM
5 12 (48.00%) BPMN
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
7 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
8 8 (32.00%) SDLC
9 7 (28.00%) JIRA
9 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
10 6 (24.00%) Degree
10 6 (24.00%) ISEB
10 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
10 6 (24.00%) CBAP
11 5 (20.00%) User Experience
11 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
11 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (12.00%) System Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
13 3 (12.00%) Retail
13 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (8.00%) SQL
14 2 (8.00%) Telecoms

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Analyst
2 21 (84.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) UML Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum Master
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Scrum
2 18 (72.00%) Use Case
3 14 (56.00%) Data Modelling
3 14 (56.00%) UML
4 13 (52.00%) DSDM
5 12 (48.00%) BPMN
6 11 (44.00%) Kanban
7 8 (32.00%) SDLC
7 8 (32.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (24.00%) Project Planning
9 6 (24.00%) Test Planning
10 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (12.00%) System Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
13 2 (8.00%) Change Management
13 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CBAP
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) AAT
2 1 (4.00%) ACCA
2 1 (4.00%) CCAB
2 1 (4.00%) CIPFA
2 1 (4.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) Talend
2 1 (4.00%) Wall Street Systems
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago